Background in brief

Education and recent work experience

Education and degrees awarded (selected, most recent)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), May 2004. Department of Sociology: Institute of Social Psychology. PhD thesis title: The Emancipated Worker? A Foucauldian Study of Power, Subjectivity and Organising in the Information Age.
  • M.Sc. in Organizational and Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, December 2000. Department of Sociology: Institute of Social Psychology. Dissertation title: Foucault and Work: Analysis of How the Meaning of Work Has Changed in Terms of ‘Worker Subjectivity’. Graduated with Distinction.

Pedagogic training and qualifications

  • Teacher Accreditation Programme – Associate Level, the Higher Education Academy, UK, 2001–2004. Graduated in July 2004.Teacher Accreditation Programme included, for example, the development of a teaching portfolio, evaluations of teaching and participation in workshops on teaching in higher education.

Current positions

  • Full, tenured Professor of Management and Organization, University of Turku, since 1 January 2016 (permanent).
  • Adjunct Professor, Organizational Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, since 11 April 2008 (permanent).
  • Adjunct Professor, Management History and Crisis Management, National Defence University, Department of Management and Military Pedagogy, Finland, 25 August 2010 – 31 December 2015 and 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2019

Previous positions and work experience (selected, only the most recent)

  • Associate Professor, Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, July 2014–January 2018 (part-time 1.2016 – 15.1.2018).
  • Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, September 2010 –September

Present Affiliations:

  • Member, Academy of Management(AoM).
  • Member, European Group for Organizational
  • Member, International Communication Association(ICA).
  • Member, Finnish Association of Non-Fiction Writers (Suomen tietokirjailijat).

Awards, Prizes and Honours (recent, selected):

  • 2018 Reward for Outstanding (JUFO 3-level) Publishing Activities, University of Turku.
  • 2017 Reward for Outstanding Publishing Activities, Stiftelsen SvenskaHandelshögskolan.
  • 2016 Reward for Outstanding Publishing Activities, Stiftelsen SvenskaHandelshögskolan.
  • 2015 Reward for Outstanding Publishing Activities, Stiftelsen SvenskaHandelshögskolan.
  • 2017 Grant for hosting academic visit of Professor Diehl from EBS Germany to Finland, Närignslivets
  • 2017 Grant for hosting academic visit of Doctoral Scholar A. Hesse from EBS Germany to Finland, Närignslivets
  • 2016 Grant for hosting academic visit of Professor Albert Mills from St Mary’s University, Canada to Finland, 13.02.2016 → 14.04.2016, Närignslivets
  • 2016 Grant for hosting academic visit of Professor Jean Helms Mills from St Mary’s University, Canada to Finland, 13.02.2016 → 14.04.2016, Närignslivets
  • 2014 Grant for hosting visit of Prof Diehl from EBS Germany to Finland, Närignslivets
  • 2014 Grant for hosting visit of Dr. A.-L. Boncori from INSEEC France to Finland, Närignslivets
  • 2015- Scholarships for visits abroad, for example from Hanken Foundation and Finnish Work Environment

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